Mesophyll Cells: Function & Definition


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Where are the mesophyll cells located in a plant?

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1. The upper layer of the mesophyll is known as the _____.

2. The palisade parenchyma contains a lot of _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of mesophyll cells and how they affect plant life. You will be tested on the specific layers of the mesophyll and the overall function of the mesophyll cells.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your understanding of mesophyll cells, including:

  • What part of a plant houses mesophyll cells
  • The structural layers of mesophyll cells
  • How mesophyll cells contribute to a plant's functions

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the lesson regarding mesophyll cells
  • Making connections - use understanding of mesophyll cells to identify the importance of their function within a plant
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the different layers of mesophyll cells

Additional Learning

For more information on mesophyll cells, review the related lesson called Mesophyll Cells: Function & Definition. This lesson will help you understand additional topics related to mesophyll cell function, including:

  • Ground tissue
  • Mesophyll structure
  • The role of the stoma